BBDO S.F. Adds Pace, Smith

Thompson & Co. has hired Gifford Pace as director of client services and new business development for Conversant Relationship Marketing, a unit of T&C. Previously, Pace was marketing manager at the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, Ind. Dave Smith has joined the Memphis, Tenn., agency as associate creative director from Slaughter Hanson in Birmingham, Ala. Smith’s client experience includes AmSouth Bank, KinderCare Learning Centers and the Wall Street Deli.